Direct Draw

by Randall Glass Software

Allows for drawing assistance on Windows

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: Randall Glass Software

Antivirus check: passed

Last revision: Last week

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DirectDraw is a rather flexible and powerful API, with the help of which a programmer can create almost any graphic application for the Windows operating system.

On the other hand, DirectDraw is a kind of video memory manager. The application allocates memory blocks and monitors the status of each block individually. Programs, in turn, can create, copy, modify and delete such blocks at their own discretion, but all the details of such operations are hidden from the programmer.

At the same time, DirectDraw uses not only video memory, but also RAM. In addition, the design of memory managers focuses on reliability rather than performance. When designing DirectDraw, the main goal was performance.

From a technical point of view, DirectDraw is a portable API combined with a set of device drivers. DirectDraw completely bypasses the standard Windows graphical mechanism (GDI, interface of graphic devices). GDI is notorious for its low performance, so independence from it is essential to achieve optimal speed.

A system of information that can be accessed to create almost any sort of graphical application that a programmer can think of. Can also manage memory and modify or delete blocks of video memory at the users choice, which makes it a very powerful tool. It has performance as a high priority.
I am not totally familiar with this program, but i do have it installed. I just wanted to hop on here to say that i do plan on spending more time with it in order to get myself familiar with it and hope that it will be user friendly enough as well. It was recommended to me by a friend because they said they use it and love it so I’m hoping i can have the same results
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